Kylie Minogue: Her Career Then & Now

Kylie Minogue visits Heat Radio in London, England, 2019
August 21, 2019 - 12:05 / Laura Pérez

Kylie Minogue has been active in the music industry in the 1970's. After struggling with breast cancer, the Australian singer recently made her debut at the Glastonbury Festival in June!

Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Kylie Minogue started her professional career in the late 1970's. She came to prominence after starring in the Australian soap opera Neighboursone of the most watched television shows in that country. 

Also known as the "Princess of Pop" Kylie released her first studio album Kylie in 1988 after signing to record label PWL one year before. During the late 1980's, 1990's and early 2000's the Australian singer released a couple of other albums like Enjoy Yourself, Rhythm of Love, Let's Get to It, Kylie Minogue, Impossible Princessand Light Years.

But it was in 2001 when she got even more international acclaim after the release of her album Fever, which features "Can't Get You Out Of My Head", which was named the most-played track of the 2000s, and "Come Into My World", which earned her a Grammy award for Best Dance Recording.

Kylie Minogue in 1989

Kylie Minogue - What has she been up to?

Overall Kylie has sold more than 60 million records worldwide. Her fifth studio album Body Language was released in 2003, and it features some other popular tracks like Slowand ChocolateIn 2005 she released Xwhich gained very positive recognition for the song In My ArmsAfterwards, in the 2010's Kylie released four other albums, Aphrodite, Kiss Me Once, Kylie Christmasand most recently Goldenin 2018.

In 2014 Kylie appeared as a judge on the third series of The Voice UK and The Voice AustraliaAnd only a couple of months ago, in June 2019, the singer made her debut at the Glastonbury Festival!

Kylie Minogue performing at Glastonbury Festival 2019

Five quick facts about the Australian singer Kylie Minogue

-She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 at the age of 36 and had to cancel several concerts

-She launched her own lingerie brand called "Love Kylie"

-Kylie was voted as the 15th greatest pop culture icon of all time in UK

-She holds the record for the biggest selling female artist in Australian concert history, with more than half a million tickets sold

-She has tiny feet -UK size 3, US size 5- and she loves to show them off in her music videos!

Kylie Minogue attends DKMS' 3rd Annual Star-Studded Gala, New York City, 2009